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  • Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra remember September/11

    Posted on September 11th, 2002 in Commemoration, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 2

    Jazz at Lincoln Center will join the City of New York and the nation in remembering the heroes and victims of September 11th. The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra (LCJO) with J@LC Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis will perform in a special concert on September 11, 2002 at 7pm on the Great Lawn of Central Park as part of the City of New York’s official events commemorating this tragedy. The LCJO will present the Duke Ellington classic “A Tone Parallel to Harlem” in the concert also featuring the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and the Stuyvesant High School Choir.   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

    Posted on August 14th, 2002 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 2

    United In Swing Tour Itinerary: September 23-29, 2002 – October 7 – November 5, 2002 Check the new tour dates   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on radio: Live from New York’s Battery Park

    Posted on July 3rd, 2002 in Radio | 0

    Join Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra as they perform live from New York’s Battery Park on the afternoon of July 4th, 2002. The performance will be carried in a special holiday edition of Talk of the Nation, so check with your local NPR station or www.npr.org for the exact time of broadcast in your a   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis to receive the congressional Horizon Award

    Posted on June 25th, 2002 in Award | 0

    Wynton Marsalis will be presented with the Congressional “Horizon Award” by Hon. Tom Daschle, Hon. Trent Lott, Hon. Dennis Hastert and Hon. Richard Gephardt at a benefit gala on Tuesday, June 25. The Horizon Award is presented to individuals from the private sector who have contributed to expanding opportunities for all American through their own personal contributions, and who have set examples for young people through their success in life. The gala will be held at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC at 7pm. Other recipients include Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Blavat. In other news, Marsalis’ ‘All Rise’ is scheduled…   Keep reading »

  • Jazz for Young People Curriculum

    Posted on February 6th, 2002 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people | 1

    Based on the popular concert series of the same name, this multimedia jazz appreciation curriculum is designed for upper elementary/middle school students and beyond. Perfect for music and non-music educators alike, the curriculum explores core concepts and major figures in jazz through accessible, interactive lessons that demonstrate the exuberant, rich cultural heritage and definitive musical elements inherent in jazz.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Stanley Crouch Discuss ‘Louis Armstrong at 100’ in Miller Theatre

    Posted on January 20th, 2000 in News | 0

    Opening its inaugural “Jazz and American Culture” series for 2000 with a celebration of Louis Armstrong in his centennial year, the newly established Center for Jazz Studies will present a conversation about the jazz great’s legacy with acclaimed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and critic Stanley Crouch on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Miller Theatre. The program, “The Artistry of ‘Pops’: Louis Armstrong at 100,” will be moderated by Professor Robert O’Meally, a leading interpreter of the dynamics of jazz in American culture, editor of a seminal textbook for jazz studies and founder and director of The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia.   Keep reading »